Definition Of Take in

  • serve oneself to, or consume regularly
  • fool or hoax
  • call for and obtain payment of
  • fold up
  • see or watch
  • take up mentally
  • hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  • earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • take into one's family
  • accept
  • suck or take up or in
  • take in, also metaphorically
  • express willingness to have in one's home or environs
  • take up as if with a sponge
  • make (clothes) smaller
  • provide with shelter
  • visit for entertainment

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Example Sentences

  • take in the sails. (verb)
  • Please take in this skirt--I've lost weight. (verb)
  • take in the sights. (verb)